Conversations from Washington DC and Gettysburg

Conversations from Washington DC and Gettysburg

Washington DC  We went up to Washington DC last long weekend and thoroughly enjoyed the sights. We visited the Mint, which the boys found fascinating, and had a tour of the Capitol Building. We learnt a lot about the immense pride the Americans have for their country...
Conversations from Charlotte, North Carolina

Conversations from Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina We made it safely to Charlotte, North Carolina and have spent the last few weeks settling into our little two bedroom flat, investigating our neighbourhood and meeting new people. We have been so fortunate that the boys are enrolled in...
Christmas in New York City with kids

Christmas in New York City with kids

Conversations from New York City What an amazing city of contrasts. Rich and poor; grunge, grot and exceeding beauty. Driving into the north of the city from Boston, I was amazed by the majestic homes you could see from the highway, with dry stone fences everywhere...
Conversations from Niagara Falls and Boston

Conversations from Niagara Falls and Boston

Written by Anita Sedlak Niagara Falls Our journey continues to Niagara Falls in Canada. We drove through Detroit and were utterly amazed at the devastation the closure of large manufacturing companies can have on a city. Entire streets abandoned, high-rise buildings...
Conversations from Aspen

Conversations from Aspen

 Aspen in Winter We have enjoyed a relaxing few days of snow, blue skies, cafes and wandering in Aspen, the winter playground of many well-to-do Americans. It is a far cry from home in Toowoomba. The boys loved playing in the snow but soon came to the realisation that...

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